Opportunistic Protozoa in Humans

Other | March 1, 1998

byBaker, John R., John R. Baker

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Due to the advent of AIDS, there is currently great interest in opportunistic infections in people with compromised immune systems. This special volume of Advances in Parasitology<_24_> provides a detailed account ofthe pathogens associated with human enteric diseases, Cryptosporidium parvum, Enterocytozoon bieneusi<_24_> and Cyclospora cayetanensis<_24_>. This volume is essential for all parasitologists working on opportunistic protozoa.

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Due to the advent of AIDS, there is currently great interest in opportunistic infections in people with compromised immune systems. This special volume of Advances in Parasitology provides a detailed account ofthe pathogens associated with human enteric diseases, Cryptosporidium parvum, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Cyclospora cayetanens...

Format:OtherDimensions:430 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080580866

ISBN - 13:9780080580869

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Table of Contents

Cryptosporidium Parvumand Related Genera:
S. Tzipori and J. Griffiths, Natural History and Biology ofCryptosporidium parvum.
J. Griffiths, Human Cryptosporidiosis: Epidemiology, Transmission Clinical Disease, Treatment and Diagnosis.
C. Theodus, Innate and Cell Mediated Immune Responses toCryptosporidium parvum.
H. Ward and A.M. Cevallos, Cryptosporidium: Molecular Basis of Host-Parasite Interaction.
S. Tzipori, Cryptosporidosis: Laboratory Investigations and Chemotherapy.
G. Widmer, Genetic Heterogeneity and PCR Detection ofCryptosporidium parvum.
C. Flicker and J. Crabb, WaterborneCryptosporidium parvum: Detection Methods and Treatment Options.
Enterocytozoon Bieneusiand Other Microsporia:
E.S. Didier, K.F. Snowden, and J.A. Shattuck, Biology of Microsporidian Species Infecting Mammals.
D.P. Kotler and J.M. Orenstein, Clinical Syndromes Associated with Microsporiosis.
L.M. Weiss and C.R. Vossbrink, Diagnosis and Molecular Aspects.
C.R. Sterling, R.H. Gilman, and Y.R. Ortega,Cyclospora Cayetanensisand Related Species.
Subject Index.